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Table 4 Metabolites detected in the thirty seven benign cases after correlation with the pathology results

From: Value of magnetic resonance spectroscopy in assessment of adnexal lesions

HistopathologyNo.Metabolite detected
CHOaCrbLactateLipidNAAc
Mature cystic teratoma9+(n = 3)+(n = 7)+(n = 8)++(n = 9)++(n = 5)
Serous cyst adenoma9+(n = 6)+(n = 7)+(n = 3)+(n = 9)++(n = 6)
Mucinous cyst adenoma2+(n = 2)+(n = 2)+(n = 2)+(n = 2)++(n = 2)
Broad ligament fibroid2+(n = 1)+(n = 2)+(n = 2)
Granulosa cell tumor1+(n = 1)+(n = 1)+(n = 1)
Tubo-ovarian abscess9+(n = 5)+(n = 7)+(n = 9)++(n = 7)
Endometrioma1+(n = 1)+(n = 1)+(n = 1)
Hemorrhagic corpus luteum cyst1+(n = 1)+(n = 1)+(n = 1)
Multiple follicular cysts1+(n = 1)+(n = 1)+(n = 1)
Inclusion cyst1+(n = 1)+(n = 1)+(n = 1)
Hyperstimulation syndrome1+(n = 1)+(n = 1)
  1. aCHO choline, bCr creatine, cNAA N-acetyl aspartate